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How attorneys can help business owners prepare for a divorce

July 21, 2016

Mark Vogel Daily Record Newswires Here’s a typical scenario: A spouse who owns a business walks into a family law attorney’s office looking for legal assistance for a divorce. The atmosphere is charged with emotion – mostly anger – ...

In-N-Out 'Pittsburgh Style'

July 21, 2016

Shockingly, I had never been to an In-N-Out. Until today. There are many reasons to love this legendary, California-based fast food burger chain. They have been family owned since 1948. They’ve paid their workers higher than minimum wage, with medical ...

Learn how to negotiate for mutual benefit

July 21, 2016

Edward Poll Dolan Media Newswires Rapid growth. Disaster recovery. Operating considerations. Technology expenditures. Those are all reasons that you might need a loan in the business of law. Getting a loan involves some groundwork, but if you have a good ...

A man who championed Detroit?s Olympic dreams

July 21, 2016

Tom Kirvan Legal News, Editor-in-Chief With the start of the Summer Olympics less than a month away, officials with the International Olympic Committee undoubtedly wish they could have a do-over of their 2009 decision to award the quadrennial event to Rio ...

May It Please the Palate: Lobster guacamole

July 21, 2016

Unless one has hit the Mega Millions jackpot, I had assumed it would be foolhardy to offer my guests lobster. Until I saw those cheap tails, wagging at me from the grocer’s freezer. Then I schemed a way to look like Thurston Howell without dipping ...

My Turn: Dangers will lurk in the new frontier

July 21, 2016

Before last week’s “Brexit” vote, there were a record 1,810 billionaires in the world, according to Forbes magazine. Topping the list, of course, is Bill Gates, whose worth was pegged last spring at an astonishing $81.1 billion, the business ...